CD Review: Black Mountain "Black Mountain (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

Now a stoner-rock staple, Black Mountain’s debut channeled Sabbath, Velvet Underground, and German krautrock into a raw Pacific Northwest attic sound, and Matt Camirand had everything to do with it.
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Now a stoner-rock staple, Black Mountain’s debut channeled Sabbath, Velvet Underground, and German krautrock into a raw Pacific Northwest attic sound, and Matt Camirand had everything to do with it. On “Set Us Free,” he locks a loping groove in place with a two-fingered light touch beneath drummer Joshua Wells’ cascading toms, while on “Don’t Run Our Hearts Around,” he opens up both barrels with a hard, Geezer-like P-Bass tone.

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